Alpha-CDThis page contains information on Alpha-CD for veterinary use.
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Alpha-cdThis treatment applies to the following species:
Clostridium Perfringens Types C & D Toxoid
U.s. Vet. Lic. No.124
CompositionALPHA-CD™ toxoid is prepared from chemically detoxified cultures of the above organisms with the special DD-2 adjuvant system to maximize immune response. Contains gentamicin as a preservative.
Alpha-CD IndicationsALPHA-CD™ toxoid is recommended for the vaccination of healthy, susceptible cattle as an aid in the reduction of enterotoxemia caused by Clostridium perfringens Types C and D toxins. Immunity may be provided against the beta and epsilon toxins elaborated by Clostridium perfringens Type B. This immunity is derived from the combination of Type C (beta) and Type D (epsilon) fractions.
Alpha-CD Dosage And AdministrationUsing aseptic technique, inject a single 2 mL dose subcutaneously. Calves vaccinated under 3 months of age should be revaccinated at weaning or 4-6 months of age. A 2 mL booster dose is recommended annually.
Precaution(s)Store at a temperature between 35-45°F (2-7°C). Avoid freezing. Shake well before using. Use entire contents when first opened.
Alpha-CD Caution(s)Swelling at the injection site may occur. The use of a biological product in lactating dairy cattle may cause reduced milk production. Anaphylactoid reactions may occur.
Warning(s)Do not vaccinate within 60 days of slaughter.
Animal inoculation only. Accidental injection to humans can cause serious local reactions. Contact a physician immediately if accidental injection occurs.
15101-04 / 15102-03 / 15103-03
Presentation10 doses (20 mL), 50 doses (100 mL) and 250 doses (500 mL).
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